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CA DMA CR-73 · Fonds · 1874-1971

Fonds consists of copies of early land deeds for District Lot 141 (1874, 1880, 1920), a farmer's record book (1930), family photographs (1880s to 1947) and some newspaper clippings.

Green, Charles F. (family)
M.Y. Williams fonds
Fonds · 1875 - 1973

Fonds consists of biographical notes, clippings, articles, early educational records, research notes, draft manuscripts, field notebooks, reports, publications, correspondence, lecture and course notes, maps, photographic prints, and slides pertaining to M.Y. Williams' professional and personal activities.

Williams, M.Y. (Merton Yarwood)
Meyer family fonds
CA VHEC RA038 · Fonds · 1875–[after 1980s?]

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the life, military service and work of members of the Meyer family in Germany before 1939, records related to their attempts to leave Germany and personal objects owned by Paul Meyer in Vancouver. Records include identity and transit documents, records related to taxes and fines, diaries, photographs, publications and correspondence. The fonds has been arranged by the archivist into the following five series:

Family records series (1875–1939), Correspondence series (1938–1939), Writings, publications and ephemera series (1915–1976), Photographs series ([1900-1901?]–[after 1980s?]) and Artefacts series ([19--]).

Meyer family
Austin Cooper fonds
UVICSP SC178 · Fonds · 1876 - 1911

The fonds consists of a notebook inscribed "To: Mark Perrin Esq, Knockdrummin with Austin D, Cooper's Compliments --1876." The first page of text notes: "Copied from the Journal of Antiquarian Rambles in the County of Dublin by the late Austin Cooper F.S.A.& M.R.I.A." The notebook is illustrated with 3 watercolours and 5 ink sketches. Also included is further information on Lusk in several hands, including that of Mark Perrin. There are several notes on Lusk on enclosed loose leaves.

Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830
George Edgar fonds
Fonds · 1876-1925

Fonds consists of three record series: Church-related textual materials (1889-1919); Photographs ([189-?]-[191-?]); and Reference materials (1876-1925).

Edgar, George
Thomas T. McVittie fonds
CA FTST MS 55 · Fonds · 1877-1917

Fonds consists of the textual records of Thomas T. McVittie. Includes field books, index to the field books, notes, and maps.

McVittie, Thomas T., 1855-1918
UVICSP SC367 · Collection · 1877 - 1960

The collection consists of manuscript material (mostly in Latin) removed from the Seghers Book Collection, plus an annotated copy of Scripture class notes, plus ephemera.

Seghers, Charles John, 1839-1886
Fonds · 1877-1928

The fonds consists of the following record series: Diaries (1886-1887, 1891, 1902-1928); Sermons (1877-1912); Scrapbooks (1878-[1899?]); and Notebooks (1877).

Cameron, Alexander Henry
Fonds · 1877-1932

Consists of 20 diaries (1877-1889 and 1909-32), letters, notebooks, medical notebook, account books, bonds.

Arthur, Dr. Edward Charles
Erskine Burnett fonds
CA SAM MS 9 · Fonds · 1878

Fonds consists of one photograph album compiled by Erskine Burnett called B.C’s Inland Empire (Kamloops, Revelstoke, Vernon, Kelowna, Penticton, Osoyoos). It includes 527 second generation images mounted on white paper held together in a three ring binder.

Burnett, Erskine
Florence McKay fonds
Fonds · 1878 - 1990

Fonds consists of 49 original photographs from the Michael Manson family, mostly from the early 20th century (1898-1928). The photographs depict the Manson family, logging and farming on Hernando and Cortes Islands, Michael and Jane Manson's Golden Wedding anniversary, and Florence McKay's 90th birthday celebration. The photographs were originally in an album with handwritten captions along with newspaper articles about Michael Manson, Jane Manson and Florence McKay.

McKay, Florence Manson
Alfred and Agnes Flett fonds
Fonds · 1878, 1939-1986

Fonds consists of four Series: Flett family history records; Personal papers; Broadcasting scripts; Photographs

Flett, Alfred
Peebles family fonds
NWMA IH 2007.151 · Fonds · 1878-2009

The fonds consists of scrapbooks, photographs and correspondence created by members of the Peebles family. There is also a small amount of miscellaneous textual records. The fonds has been divided into the following series: Peter Peebles' scrapbooks, Peter Peebles' writings, Teaching - Jane Murie, Personal papers, Photographs and postcards, and Priscilla Galloway's scrapbooks.

Peebles (family)
William Henry Gregory fonds
UVICSP SC219 · Fonds · 1879

The fonds consists of a diary. Entries are sporadic throughout, and appear to be mostly concerned with religion and his fiancee.

Gregory, William Henry
Alfred Watson fonds
UVICSP SC320 · Fonds · 1879

The fonds consists of a cord-bound paper notebook containing a holograph musical play titled "A Pair of Them: A Musical Trifle in One Scene". Pasted on the inside cover is a clipping, depicting a scene from a production of the play at the Gaiety Theatre. There is a handwritten addition to the title page stating "Music Arranged Selected & Composed by Meyer Lutz". The cover is autographed by the author.

Watson, Alfred Edward Thomas, 1849-1922
City of Richmond fonds
Fonds · 1879-2005

The fonds consists of all records of the City of Richmond, and include the full range of local government rights, responsibilities and activities. The fact that the City of Richmond is comprised of islands forming the delta of the Fraser River has resulted in dyking, drainage, and bridge building being prominent in the work and records of the municipality. In addition to bylaws and minutes of council and committees of council, other functions documented in municipal records include administration and operation of municipal holdings and services including: municipal land and buildings, roads and highways, waterworks, parks and recreation, fire and police services, public works, engineering, planning and zoning.

Richmond (B.C.)
William White fonds
UVICSP SC399 · Fonds · 1879 - 1893

The fonds consists of a bound volume of 13 carbon typescript essays and addresses by or collected by Quebec lawyer William White on various subjects such as legal, moral and ethical issues.

White, W. J. (William John), 1861-1934
Martin Family fonds
Fonds · 1879

The fonds is divided into three series and consists of a diary, person papers of Albert and Amelia Martin.

Martin Family
George Allen collection
CA BCA PR-1044 · Collection · [ca. 1880-1950]

The records consist of photographs acquired or collected by George Allen and include the following: ca. 1730 nitrate negatives depicting early aerial photography of the B.C. lower mainland and Pacific west coast to Anyox, for the period 1926-1932. These photographs were taken by the photographer Stuart Thomson, also by Western Canada Airways/Pacific Airways Lt., precursors of Canadian Pacific Air; ca. 1150 negatives, both glass and nitrate, of views depicting Vancouver and area, Fraser River Valley, Victoria and Nanaimo, roads etc. taken in the 1920's and 1930's, all taken by professional photographers including Stuart Thomson, the Edwards Brothers, Richard Broadbridge and the Gowen Sutton Company. The collection also includes ca. 2570 nitrate negatives and contact prints of the Okanagan region, Vancouver Island, some of Banff, Calgary, Lethbridge, Winnipeg, and Quebec from ca. 1880 to 1950's. These photographs were mainly taken by photographer C.C. Wright while in the employ of Gowen Sutton, commercial producer of postcards. These photographs were acquired by George Allen in the 1950's and added to his collection.

Allen, George
Edward Leacock collection
UVICSP SC408 · Collection · 1880 - 2000

The collection consists of photocopies of a bio of Edward Philip Leacock, dated 2000, mostly concerning his life in Canada 1879-1894, together with a map of southern Manitoba. Also included are photocopies of 4 Leacock letters to his family in England, a photocopy of an article about "Stephen Leacock's Remarkable Uncle" from the Beaver, Dec 1986, and a photocopy from a Parks brochure for Saskatchewan.

Leacock, Edward Phillip, 1853-1927
CA DMA CR-108 · Fonds · [ca. 1880]-1942

The fonds consists of records generated by the operation of the Brunswick Cannery on Canoe Pass from 1897 to 1926, under the ownership of the Brunswick Cannery Company, and after 1902, under the ownership of the British Columbia Packers Association and British Columbia Fishing and Packing Company Ltd. The fonds also includes records belonging to the Anglo American Canning Company Ltd. probably because the company's president, Francis Griffin Bell, became the manager of Brunswick Cannery for the Association in 1902. The fonds includes licenses, contracts, financial and fishermen's records generated by daily operations, plant inventories, and correspondence. The records are not complete. The records reflect its operation as a branch of the British Columbia Packers Association and therefore give insight into the operation of the Association. The fonds has been arranged into 9 series: annual reports, correspondence, financial records, fishermen's records, Francis G. Bell family records, legal records, miscellaneous material, personnel records, and plant inventories.

Brunswick Cannery (Canoe Pass, B.C.)
Lawson family fonds
CA WVAN 006 · Fonds · [1880-1990]

The fonds consists of material generated and collected by the Lawson family and extended family members. Records include personal correspondence, photographs, journals, school records, and art work, as well as financial and business records pertaining to family businesses, investments and community involvement.

The fonds is arranged into the following sous-fonds and series:
Series 1: Photographs and postcards
Sous-fonds 1: John Lawson sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 2: Gertrude Lawson sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 3: Christina Lawson sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 4: Duncan Lawson sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 5: Harte family sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 6: Elizabeth Lawson sous-fonds

Lawson (family)
Emile Chatelain fonds
UVICSP SC171 · Fonds · 1880

The fonds consists of a handwritten notebook, in French and Latin, on the letters of Seneca to Lucilius. Etude critique sur les lettres de Seneque a Lucilius avec la collation du plus ancien Manuscript.

Chatelain, Emile, 1851-1933
Eric Duncan fonds
UVICSP SC138 · Fonds · 1880 - 1930

The fonds consists of 5 holograph poems and typescript photocopies of 2 others. manuscript copies of "June Days", "The Love of the Ages to Come", "Unreasonable", and "November in Vancouver Island", plus typescript photocopies of "A Shetland Summer Storm" and "The Tsolum River". In addition, there is a small amount of biographic information.

Duncan, Eric, 1858-1944